The African Scholars Program will host a dinner catered by Amazouz Cafe on Friday, June 12, at 6 p.m. in the Amherst Regional Middle School cafeteria. The event will be a fundraiser for the program’s scholarship fund, which supports students who are working to participate in the group’s exchange program with schools in Senegal and The Gambia.
An exchange trip planned for February 2015 was cancelled due to the Ebola outbreak in nearby countries. The trip has been rescheduled for February 2016.On June 12 Amanouz Cafe, a popular Moroccan restaurant in Northampton, will provide a three-course meal including hummus and pita bread and green salad for starters; a choice of entrees; and Moroccan pastries and tea for dessert. The entree choices are bastilla (filo dough with a chicken filling) and couscous with chicken or vegetables. The dinner is $16 per person, with half portions of either couscous entree available for children 10 and under at $8. Activities at the dinner will include viewing and discussion of a TED talk by Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, “The Danger of a Single Story,” a West African jewelry sale, and children’s games.
See the attached flyer for more details and an order form. Orders must be received at ARHS by Friday, June 5.